The cathedral is the principal church of the diocese . This cathedral complex not only stands out for its religious significance but also for its artistic and cultural interest.
The collegiate church of Santa Maria de Solsona was one of the outstanding canon of Catalonia. From the original Romanesque church (1070-1163) the three apses , bell tower , the cloister, the cellar and the dining room of the canons , current " room of the Holy Martyrs " are still preserved . The present cathedral is Gothic , begun in the late thirteenth century and finished in the seventeenth century. To the left of the transept is the chapel of Mercè , with a baroque altarpiece. To the right is the chapel where the image of the Virgen del Claustre (patron saint of the city), the twelfth century, listed as one of the most important sculptures of Catalan Romanesque is venerated.
The outer door of the church square is neoclassical (1780) with a relief of St. Augustine in ecstasy. The facade of the Palace Square is baroque and contains a relief of the Assumption (1769). In the same square is the Episcopal Palace.
Holidays: 8-13h y 16-18h
Palace Episcopal/Museo D: C
Building built by Bishop Lasala in the eighteenth century. Its main facade , along with the Palace of the Virreina of Barcelona, is one of the most outstanding examples of Catalan neoclassical .
The Museum, located inside the Episcopal Palace, is one of the first diocesan museums of Catalonia ; here are rooms dedicated to prehistoric times , important collections of Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque , as well as a room dedicated to the sculptures of salt mines of Cardona.
October: 10-13h y 16-18h
May-september: 10-13h y 16.30-19h